Historic Hotels of Egypt: Cairo, Luxor, Aswan This 10-day trip distinguished by accommodation at Egypt historical hotels. Marvel at Egypt’s ancient wonders, the Great Pyramids, the Egyptian museum, the temples, and Tutankhamen's treasures. Watch 5,000 years of history and culture unfold before your eyes
Historic Hotels of Egypt: Cairo, Luxor, Aswan ADDITIONAL INCLUDED HIGHLIGHTS:
Private English speaking Egyptologist/trip manager throughout your journey.
Historical and Distinction accommodation : 3 nights Cairo -Mena House hotel, 03 nights Luxor -Sofitel Winter Palace hotel, 02 nights Aswan-Sofitel Old Cataract hotel, 01 night Cairo Ritz Carlton hotel including taxes and service charges.
Meals as listed in the itinerary (9 Breakfast, 2 Lunch ).
Bottle of Water in the vehicle during transfers and sightseeing.
The airport meets and greets services upon arrival and departure with private transfers.
All sightseeing is by private air-conditioned vehicles.
Travel with peace of mind knowing baggage handling, hotels and restaurant tips included.
Domestic flights on Economy Class (Cairo/ Luxor) and (Aswan /Cairo)
Arrive at Cairo, where, you will be met by Misr Travel tour manager who will escort you through customs and immigration. Transfer from the airport by private air-conditioned deluxe coach. To your hotel with spectacular views of the Pyramids and the city. After check-in, you are free to spend the rest of the day/evening at your leisure.
Accommodation: Stay for 03 nights at Mena House Hotel (Pyramids view room)
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on your private a coach with your Egyptologist guide to tour Giza plateau, the site of Chephren, Mykerinus and the great Pyramid of Cheops. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Ride on camelback and explore the Solar Boat Museum, housing two funeral barges discovered in 1954. Marvel at the mysterious Sphinx and valley temple, called the mummification temple. Return to hotel and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Meet your Egyptologist guide this morning for a full day tour to the Egyptian Museum, home to the most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world, among the many exhibits are the fabulous treasures recovered from the tomb of King Tutankhamen and the fascinating Mummy Room, featuring the mummified Pharaohs including Ramses II. After lunch at local restaurant, continue your tour to visit the mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, one of the masterworks of early Mamelouk architecture. Conclude your trip by visiting Khan el Khalili Bazaar (the most exciting marketplace).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
This morning you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for a short flight to Luxor. On arrival, you will be met by Misr Travel tour manager and transferred to your hotel for the next 03 nights, the privileged host of royal families from Europe and the winter retreat for Egyptian royal family members. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Accommodation: Stay for 03 nights at Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor (superior Nile room)
This morning, your Egyptologist takes you on a private tour of the great Karnak temple complex. Walking through this extraordinary beggest open-air museum, wondering into the Great Hypostyle Hall, walking around the Sacred Lake of Amun-Ra. Continue via the Avenue of the Sphinxes, the royal processional path that connects Karnak temples and Luxor temple. Luxor temple dedicated to Amun Ra and the focus of the Opet annual festival. There you can admire the ever standing Obelisk at the entrance of the temple; its twins still standing in Paris.
Begin your day of exploration with a journey to the famed location of over 64 tombs for Pharaohs and nobles on the West Bank of the Nile. First, visit the famed tombs in the Valley of Kings and explore the beauty and mystery of King Tutankhamen, Ramses "the sixth" tomb with its most vibrant colors and drawings (included). Touring also includes the spectacular Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only female ruler in ancient Egypt. Stop for a photo at the Colossi of Memnon, the impressive statues of Amenhotep III.
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before being transferred by road to Aswan. Stop to explore Edfu the Temple of Horus, rich in design, and the most preserved temple in its construction. After that, explore the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Haroeris (the Sun God) and Sobek (the Crocodile God), A delightful driving leads you to Aswan, check into your hotel for the next two nights, the legendary retreat of Agatha Christie, Winston Churchill, and Lady Diana. The rest of the afternoon free to relax and enjoy at your leisure.
Accommodation: Stay for 02 nights at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan (Nile wing luxury room)
After a leisurely breakfast, ride on a coach to Aswan’s High Dam, a modern feat of engineering. Continue on your motorized – boat to the exquisite temple of Philae on the island of Agilika, World UNESCO heritage. Proceed to the granite quarries, site of the Unfinished obelisk where one of Queen Hatshepsut’s obelisks lies abandoned in the bedrock. Later in the afternoon, experience a felucca sailing around the islands of Aswan, and view of Agha Khan Mausoleum.
Your tour guide will pick you by a motorboat to the Nubian Village just opposite to Soheil Island and near the Aswan Dam. This fantastic tour to the Nubian Village lets you meet and talk with a Nubian family and to learn about their simple lifestyle, culture, traditions and you will be invited to enjoy a cup of tea, before return back to your hotel. Late, in the afternoon, transfer to the airport for flight back to Cairo and transfer to hotel for an evening at leisure.
Accommodation: stay for 01 night at The Nile Ritz Carlton Hotel (deluxe Nile view room)
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport, and check-in for your onward International flight.
Options & Extention fees :
1. 0 night: Giza Pyramids Sound & Light show
2. 0 night: Abu Simbel temples by Road or by Air
|Day 1 - 3 Cairo|| Mena House Hotel || |
|The Mena House is one of the most unique hotels in Cairo, with its own rich and colourful history. Surrounded by 40 acres of verdant green gardens, this palatial hotel is located in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza in Cairo.|
|Day 4 - 6 Luxor|| Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor || |
|This opulent Luxor hotel blends rich colonial design with the glory of Pharaonic times. In this 19th-century palace once a winter retreat for the Egyptian royal family Agatha Christie wrote her famed 1937 novel Death on the Nile.|
|Day 7 - 8 Aswan|| Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan || |
|Rising grandly from a pink granite shelf at the edge of the Nubian Desert with views of Elephantine Island, this stylish property blends Pharaonic treasures with French art de recevoir.|
|Day 9 - 10 Cairo|| The Nile Ritz Carlton || |
|Like the city itself, The Ritz-Carlton, Cairo carries a rich legacy of tradition and luxury. Overlooking the Nile River. the hotel continues along the path of decadence with 5-star amenities.|
|May To September|
|Per Person in Double|
|One Person Traveling Alone|
|October To April (Except X-Mas, New Year & Easter)|
|Per Person in Double|
|One Person Traveling Alone|
The Mena House is one of the most unique hotels in Cairo, with its own rich and colourful history. Surrounded by 40 acres of verdant green gardens, this palatial hotel is located in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza in Cairo.
This opulent Luxor hotel blends rich colonial design with the glory of Pharaonic times. In this 19th-century palace once a winter retreat for the Egyptian royal family Agatha Christie wrote her famed 1937 novel Death on the Nile.
Rising grandly from a pink granite shelf at the edge of the Nubian Desert with views of Elephantine Island, this stylish property blends Pharaonic treasures with French art de recevoir.
Like the city itself, The Ritz-Carlton, Cairo carries a rich legacy of tradition and luxury. Overlooking the Nile River. the hotel continues along the path of decadence with 5-star amenities.
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till September 30, 2021, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
Reservation & Cancellation policy
Cancellation refunds will be calculated as of the date we receive cancellation requests per person.
The cancellation must be done by sending an email with 1) Name of the passenger 2) Passport number
A: It differs from one tour to another.
B: The policy is valid and applies to children sharing their parent’s rooms.
C: If the package includes Air Flight or Sleeping Train, then an extra charge applies as per the flight or train policy.
This option is available for those who prefer traveling with others but prefer single accommodation. This will guarantee you your own room for every night of the tour. The number of single rooms we can offer is limited, so it’s best to book early.
We highly recommend you book this trip as early as possible, preferably 50 days prior to departure. Reservations received within 30 days will be on request and subject to availability of accommodation.
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